The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) generally requires employers to allow terminated or laid-off employees to continue taking advantage of health benefits after termination at their own expense. However, there are instances when an employer might deny COBRA insurance coverage eligibility. Sometimes these reasons are legal, and sometimes not. You need to coordinate with […]
What is a COBRA Election Notice?
When an employee loses a job, the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) requires employers to offer continued health benefits at your own expense. in most cases. Your employer is also required to provide you with a COBRA election notice in a timely manner. This document explains your entitlement to COBRA insurance and what steps […]
WENZEL FENTON CABASSA P.A. LITIGATES CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. FOR LOST COBRA COVERAGE
Our law firm is litigating a class action lawsuit against Marriott International, Inc. (“Marriott”), Vazquez v. Marriott International, Inc., Case No.: 8:17-cv-00116-MSS-MAP (M.D. Fla., Tampa Division), on behalf of our client, a former housekeeper employed by Marriott from November 1998 until her termination on October 3, 2016, and about 15,000 class members. By way of […]
Lose Your Job? How COBRA Insurance Works In Florida
If you recently lost your job, chances are you have questions about health insurance. Fortunately, if you voluntarily resigned, were laid off, or were terminated from your job for any reason other than “gross misconduct,” you may still be able to retain your health insurance through COBRA coverage. The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) […]